Nikolaus Jakubinek

Nikolaus Jakubinek is an established health and safety manager, skilled in the delivery of programs and policies. His experiences range from the construction industry to facility management and residential heating and cooling.

Nikolaus got his start in occcupational health and safety as a certified safety representative for a heating and cooling company. He carried that experience to SNC Lavalin while working as a building technician running a central heating plant. With a very positive health and safety culture and opportunities to further his training, he was promoted to Health and Safety Coordinator in the Public Works Government Canada contract within SNC Lavalin.

Currently 10 years into his career as a Health and Safety Professional, he is employed by Doran Contractors as their Health and Safety Manager.

He is certified by the Canadian Construction Association and the IHSA, and is working towards the P.GSC and CRSP.

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Articles by Nikolaus Jakubinek


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Lockout procedures are critical for construction companies. Find out how to design an effective one.

Beyond Gloves: 7 Things to Do to Keep Your Hands Safe at Work Beyond Gloves: 7 Things to Do to Keep Your Hands Safe at Work Beyond Gloves: 7 Things to Do to Keep Your Hands Safe at Work Beyond Gloves: 7 Things to Do to Keep Your Hands Safe at Work


Safety gloves are your hands' last line of defense, but it shouldn't be their only one. Find out what other steps you need to keep hands...

How to select the right PPE How to select the right PPE How to select the right PPE How to select the right PPE


What kind of PPE you'll need for the job isn't always evident. Following these seven steps will help you keep your workplace safe and...

Q&A by Nikolaus Jakubinek


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Arc flashes can happen in any space that has electrical equipment or cables. Since it's hard to think of many work environment that...

Lockout tags Lockout tags Lockout tags Lockout tags


Construction sites are busy and complex workplaces with multiple trades and service providers coming and going, along with materials being...